Author(s): Blanchet C, Lucas M, Julien P, Morin R, Gingras S,
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Abstract The goal of this study was to examine the FA composition of wild and farmed Atlantic salmon (AS) and rainbow trout (RT). FA profiles were obtained by GC/FID. Results showed that lipid and n-3 highly unsaturated FA contents of farmed and wild AS were similar. Total n-3 and n-6 PUFA were significantly higher in farmed AS than in wild AS. Farmed RT contained more fat and less n-3 PUFA than wild RT. Our results show that farmed salmonids provide high levels of n-3 HUFA to consumers.
This article was published in Lipids
and referenced in Journal of Aquaculture Research & Development